Facts of 2000
•Work on I-80 in Nebraska began in 1957 south of Gretna.
•The total length of I-80 in Nebraska is 455.27 miles.
•The estimated total cost of I-80 in Nebraska was $435 million, an average of $950,000 per mile.
•I-80 funding was 90 percent federal and 10 percent state.
•There are eighty interchanges on I-80 in Nebraska.
•There are 442 bridges on or over I-80 in Nebraska.
•There are twenty-five rest areas and one scenic overlook (near Big Springs) on I-80 in Nebraska.
•There are about 570 informational and directional signs on I-80 in Nebraska.
•As completed, I-80 stretches from New Jersey to San Francisco – 2,904 miles of uninterrupted roadway.
Erected by Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 9.)
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lincoln Highway (a few steps from this marker); California Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Highways 26 and 92 (about 300 feet away); The Union Pacific (about 300 feet away); The Mormon Trail (about 400 feet away); The Pony Express (about 400 feet away); The Great Platte River Road (about 600 feet away); Standard Oil Gas Station (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ogallala.
Also see . . . Interstate 80 in Nebraska - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 21, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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